'Oprah: Where Are They Now?' Producers Give A Sneak Peek Of The New Season (VIDEO)
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On OWN's original series, "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" executive producers Jill Van Lokeren and Julie Simpson track down past "Oprah Show" guests, celebrities and newsmakers to take viewers on a walk down memory lane.
On Sunday, Nov. 3, the show returns for a new season with singer Michael Bolton, "Jon & Kate Plus 8" reality star Jon Gosselin, Soleil Moon Frye of "Punky Brewster" fame and "Wonder Woman" Lynda Carter. The show's producers joined HuffPost Live host Nancy Redd to share moments from the upcoming episode and discuss how they decide who to revisit.
Along with pulling ideas from "The Oprah Show" vault, the producers say they get many suggestions from viewers who tweet to #WhereAreTheyNow. "We have these huge brainstorming sessions once a week, and we all just get around a big table and everybody throw out ideas, and it's really fun," Simpson says. "It just runs the gamut -- the lists are massive."
The show has featured everyone from Mike Lookinland (Bobby Brady on "T
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